What’s Coming Up

Main events in Sherborne and the surrounding area …. 

February

20 -22 Light Up Poole Festival

March

5 -8  Swanage Blues Festival

 April

11 Abbotsbury Food Festival

12 Easter Bonnet Parade, Lyme Regis

15-19 From Page to Screen (Bridport Film Festival)

TBC 18-26 Visit Dorset Attractions Festival

24-26 Swanage Railway Diesel Gala and Beer Festival

Easter Egg hunts at Dorset attractions

May

1 – 6 Sherborne Abbey Music Festival

2 VenFest

3 Shaftesbury Food & Drink Festival

TBC 2 – 3 Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

8- 10 VE Day commemorations

8 -10 Christchurch Food and Wine Festival

16 -17 Spring Tide Food Festival, Burton Bradstock

23 – 25 Mudeford Seafood Festival

22 – 25 Jazz Jurassica, Lyme Regis

25 Sherborne Castle Country Fair

30 -31 Wessex Folk Festival

23 – 7 Jun Dorset Arts Weeks

Baby swans hatching at Abbotsbury Swannery

June

12 -14 Wimborne Folk Festival

13 -14 Highcliffe Food & Arts Festival

12 -14 Swanage Fish Festival

14 – 20 Bridport Food & Beer Festival

14   Yeovil Race for Life

26 – 28 Tankfest

26 -27 Midsummer Music Festival

27 – 7 July Beaminster Festival of Music and the Arts

July

TBC  Christchurch Music Festival

3 -5  UK Boogie Woogie Music Festival, North Dorset

TBC Cerne Abbas Music Festival

4 B-Sharp Busking Festival, Lyme Regis

4 Sherborne Summer Festival

10- 11 Jurassic Fields Music Festival

10 – 12  Swanage Jazz Festival

11- 12 Dorset Seafood Festival, Weymouth

17 – 19 Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival

24 -26 Bridport Folk Festival

TBC Beer and Bluegrass Festival, Poole

25 – 31 Lyme Regis RNLI Lifeboat Week

25 – 1 Aug Swanage Regatta & Carnival

30 – 2 Aug Camp Bestival

 August

TBC Dorset Food & Arts Festival, Poundbury

1 – 2 Great Dorset Chilli Festival

1 – 8 Lyme Regis Regatta & Carnival

15 Dorchester Cider Festival

15-16 Christchurch Carnival

19 Gillingham and Shaftesbury Agricultural Show

22 Bridport Carnival

23 Bridport Torchlight Procession

20 – 23 Bournemouth Air Festival

27 Melplash Show

27 – 31 Great Dorset Steam Fair

September

5 Bridport Hat Festival

5 – 6 Dorset County Show

5 – 6 Food Rocks

11 -13 Swanage Folk Festival

12 – 13 Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival

5 – 13 B-Side Festival, Portland

20 Weymouth Ironman 70.3

 October

Wimborne Minster Food & Drink Festival

13 – 17 Dorchester Literary Festival

16 -31 Purbeck Film Festival

17 – 1st Nov Abbotsbury Enchanted Floodlit Gardens

Sherborne Literary Festival

Sherborne International Film Festival

 November

1 – 7 Bridport Literary Festival

Dorset Food & Drink Christmas Fair

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